DEPARTMENT PARTRIDGE

Linda Partridge

Director

Nationality
British

Scientific Career

2011-presentHonorary Professor at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the University of Cologne, Germany
2008-presentFounding Director, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany
2007-presentDirector, Institute of Healthy Ageing, University College London, London, UK
2002-2007BBSRC Professorial Fellow, University College London, London, UK
1997-2002NERC Research Professor, University College London, London, UK
1994-2007Director, Centre for Ecology and Evolution, University College London, London, UK
1994-presentWeldon Professor of Biometry, University College London, London, UK
1992-1993Darwin Trust Research Fellow, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, UK
1992-1993Professor of Evolutionary Biology, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, UK
1987-1992Reader, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, UK
1985-1986Nuffield Research Fellow, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, UK
1978-1987University Lecturer, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, UK
1976-1978University Demonstrator in Department of Zoology, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, UK

Education 

1974-1976NERC post-doctoral fellowship in Department of Biology, University of York
1974Doctor of Philosophy (D. Phil.), Oxford University, Oxford, UK
1971-1974Oxford University Christopher Welch Scholarship in Department of Psychology, Oxford University. D. Phil. 1974
1968-1971St Anne's College, Oxford, UK, Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Zoology (Class 1), College Exhibition

Prizes / Awards 

2017Honorary Doctor of Science, University of Edinburgh, UK
2017Honorary Doctor of Science, University of Kent, UK
2016The Galton Lecture 2016 and Prize, The Galton Institute, London, UK
2014BBSRC Anniversary Award for Excellence in Bioscience, UK
2014Jean Mott Prize Lecture, Physiology 2014, London, UK
2012Honorary Doctor of Science, University of Brighton, UK
2011Honorary Doctor of Science, University of Bath, UK
2011Honorary Doctor of Science, University of Oxford, UK
2010Honorary Foreign Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, USA
2009Dame Commander of the British Empire - awarded for services to Science, UK
2009Royal Society Croonian Prize Lecture, UK
2009Women of Outstanding Achievement award for Science Discovery, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, UKRC for Women, UK
2009Darwin-Wallace medal, The Linnean Society of London, UK
2008Thomassen a Thuessink Medal, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
2006Living Legend, Help the Aged, UK
2005Medal of the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour, UK
2004The Lord Cohen Medal, British Society for Research on Ageing, UK
2004Honorary Doctor of Science, University of St Andrews, UK
2004Foundation IPSEN Longevity Prize, France
2003CBE for services to evolutionary biology, UK
2002Sewall Wright Award of the American Society of Naturalists, USA
2000Frink medal of the Zoological Society of London, UK
2000-2003President of the Genetics Society
1994-1997President of the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour, UK
1993-1995Vice-President of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology, Europe
1992Vice-President of the Society for the Study of Evolution, USA
1990-1992President of the International Society for Behavioural Ecology

Memberships 

2010-2012Member of the Council of The Royal Society, UK
2005-presentMember of EMBO, Heidelberg, Germany
2004-presentFellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, UK
1998-2000Member of the Council of The Royal Society, UK
1996-presentFellow of The Royal Society, UK
1992-presentFellow of The Royal Society of Edinburgh, UK